Who's That Girl?

Episode 69: Karen Carpenter- Square AF

This week we deal with a different kind of mental illness with a completely different kind of musician. Karen Carpenter was a wholesome, everywoman type of artist with the silkiest voice one could ever ask for. But she was haunted by the need to have control over her weight. In the end, she would succumb […]

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Episode 68: Daniel Johnston- Accidental Puns

We continue Mental Health Awareness month with another musician who has used his art as a way to live with his schizophrenia. We do spend some time comparing and contrasting him to last week’s subject, but Daniel Johnston has a very interesting and different story. A little more mainstream and very celebrated in the outsider […]

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Episode 67: Wesley Willis- Hand Dones For Everyones

Many will tilt their heads and squint their eyes when they hear his name as they wonder who this is. Wesley Willis was a cult phenomenon in the underground scene and throughout Outsider Music. And quite the talented artist. And a paranoid schizophrenic. Through his mental illness he made some of the most bizarre but […]

Beyond the Band

Episode 65: The Grateful Dead- Good ‘Nuff History

This week we put our money where our mouths are, no matter how filthy it is! Upon receiving a 6 pack of American Beauty by Dogfish Head from a loyal listener, we are covering the quintessential hippie band, The Grateful Dead. But this is going out to all those non-Deadheads out there, the ones who […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 64: Megadeth- Good For Him, I Think, Maybe

Big time episode this week as we cover another of the Big 4 metal bands- Megadeth! We talk about both Dave Mustaine’s and Ellefson’s upbringings and how they tried to hold together one of the biggest bands in the world throughout drug addictions, deaths, and all around madness. But also there are hot takes aplenty […]

Who's That Girl?

Episode 62: Siouxsie Sioux- Shoegaze Dancing

We chose a true bad ass, undercover lady to close out Women’s History Month! Siouxsie not only started her own band but played a big part in the career of Robert Smith and even got us to like The Sex Pistols a little. She has truly one of the most diverse careers of any artist […]

Who's That Girl?

Episode 61: Tori Amos- The Legend of Bathtub Mary

This week we are talking about the beautiful enigma that is Tori Amos! This woman was a child prodigy and still shows off her amazing talents today. We discuss her strict religious upbringing and how it plays a heavy part in her music and how that speaks to us as listeners. We address some of […]

Roc Doc

BONUS Episode: Leaving Neverland- Why Is Everything Terrible

You never asked for it, so here’s our opinions on the recent HBO documentary, Leaving Neverland. In it two men come forward to discuss how the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, spent years grooming and molesting them. It only came out a couple of weeks ago, but the fallout has been earth-shattering and has divided […]

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